Thursday, October 1, 2009
Launch of "Green The Block" - Big Success
Leaders from all over the country went to Washington, D.C. this past weekend for the Congressional Black Caucus Annual forum.
They also joined Green For All and the Hip Hop Caucus at the launch of their new campaign to engage urban America in the clean-energy economy: Green The Block.
Some of the VIP's who appeared on the red carpet included:
* Rep. Donna Edwards, Congresswoman of MD
* Actor Hosea Sanchez
* Jeff Johnson
* Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of TXWyclef, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr.
* Charles Smith, NBA Retired Players Association
* Heather Hudson, Mayor of Greenville
* Lauren Von Der Pool, Celebrity Chef
* Wyclef Jean
* Rep. Yvette Clark, Congresswoman of Brooklyn, NY
* Ben Jealous of the NAACP
* Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins of Green for All
* Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Jr. of Hip Hop Caucus
* Reggie Love, Obama’s Personal Aide